Slow Cooked Whole Chicken in Coconut Gravy – Grandma’s Recipe


Hands down, the best whole chicken recipe I've ever tasted and I am proud to say that this is my dear grandma's recipe... I had tasted this whole chicken twice, once cooked by my grandma and another time which was 2 months ago when I was in India by my mom. Since then this dish had been on my top lists and it was yesterday I finally gave it a shot in my kitchen. Yesterday we celebrated our wedding anniversary at home,  just we both had spent some great time together. In the morning, my very first thought was to skip the cooking and to go for a romantic candle light dinner. And my second thought was to cook my grandma's whole chicken. I couldn't ignore my second thought and the thought of this irresistible whole chicken forced me to enter the kitchen and to start the preparation right away. Before I knew, I was found totally involved in making this and I absolutely forgot what was going around me. I was truly blown away by the simplicity of this recipe and for the taste this whole

What you will need

Whole chicken, skin out- small or medium sized (smaller the tastier)

Kitchen twine

Green chilies- 12

Salt- 1 tbsp

Small onions fried in ghee or oil- ¼ cup

Cashew nuts, roasted in ghee- 10

Raisins, roasted in ghee- 8

Eggs, boiled- 2

Ghee- 4 tbsp

Poppy seeds, soaked in water- 2 tbsp

Coconut, grated- 1 cup

Ghee- 1-2 tbsp

Small onions, chopped- ¼ cup

Ginger, minced- 1 tsp

Garlic, minced- 1 tsp

Fennel powder- 1 tbsp

Coriander powder- 1 tbsp

Garam Masala- 2 tsp

Water- 1 cup

Salt- to taste


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